News and events

We would like to thank those (over 100 people!) who expressed interest in our Relationships Matter conversation tool. 

We've sent a targeted number of people a free copy, and they are currently testing it out with people they work with,…

On 20th July, Mark McDonald, the Minister for Childcare and Early Years paid us a visit at our offices in Glasgow.

We were delighted to meet the Minister and to inform him about some of the work that we do to support the use of knowledge…

We are seeking partners to work with around an explorative approach to organisational enquiry and action. 

This Bring Your Own Enquiry (BYOE) project will support cross-organisational teams to collaboratively address and act on an issue…

It's SDS Awareness Week (#SDSBlether) so we want you to know the latest about our Pilotlight project.

Pilotlight is working with co-design teams of people who use and deliver services across Scotland to design pathways to self-directed…

We've published our annual activity review for 2015-16, which will give you a snapshot of all of our work for the year.

Introduced by Peter MacLeod, Iriss Chair, it includes a summary of our project work, lessons learned from it and what…

Back in 2009, Iriss worked with Stonewall Scotland to develop an online good practice guide - LGBT people and public services - which gives an introduction to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality issues.

In March 2016, Stonewall got…

We've published Insight 31 - Peer support roles in mental health services - which was written by Louise Christie, Network Manager (Policy and Development) at Scottish Recovery Network.

The print version has been newly designed to reflect…

Today, an in-depth evaluation of the Hospital to Home project has been published.

The project was designed to identify and improve care pathways from hospital to home in the Tayside region of Scotland. Iriss worked with health and social…

Bob Parry, previously Associate Director at NHS Education for Scotland (NES), has taken up the post of interim Director at Iriss following Jackie McKenzie's departure in March 2016. Bob has held a number of senior positions latterly in the NHS in…

The resources from Change the frame, a two-year project led by Iriss in collaboration with a range of partners to explore homelessness in Scotland, have been published today.

The project had two distinct phases. The first phase (Pathways…